PhD Program



A. While grant writing is not required, it is strongly suggested, encouraged, and supported.

A. Accepted MD/PhD students are awarded a scholarship to cover full tuition and fee expenses and are paid a $40,000 stipend annually ($20,000 per semester).

A. PhD students complete lab rotations during the beginning of their first year in the program. While most students complete two rotations, students are welcome to complete more if they have not found a lab that matches their areas of interest.

A. Please visit for information about the PhD application process.